Author(s) : Vougiouklaki Penelope (2/20/2003)Translation : Velentzas Georgios
For citation: Vougiouklaki Penelope, "Sabas Asidenos ",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=9608>
(byz) The large imperial estates, namely "episkepseis" (under the episkeptites) or "curatoria" (under the curator), included settlements, arable lands, forests, aquafer, domestic animals and cattle. The episkepseis could be either autonomous or form parts of the curatoriae, which were rather larger estates. Any autonomous episkepsis could become a private estate after an imperial donation.
Honorary title of the Byzantine court. The office was established in 1081 by Alexios I Komnenos for his elder brother Isaac, equivalent to the one of regent
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